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9800 GX2 or 4870?

Poll Results: 9800GX2 or 4870

 
  • 24% (9)
    9800 GX2
  • 29% (11)
    HD4870
  • 45% (17)
    Be bold! Crossfire 4870!
37 Total Votes  
post #1 of 15
Thread Starter 
Hi,

On behalf of a friend, he isnt too sure what to get, personally I said 4870 for the price, but he asked if I could do this for him.

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Thanks.
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post #2 of 15
4870x2 is suppose to be under 500 and way better than gtx280 so i would wait for that.
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post #3 of 15
To be honest he should go with the 8800gt 512mb, but i would go with the 9800gx2 for performance reasons. It all depends on what your doing, but this card promises to be good enough for all the games out now as long as the components he has are recent and up to speed with the GC he's putting in.
    
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post #4 of 15
Ya, 9800gx2 has some serious power requirements. He better make sure he has a compatible power supply
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post #5 of 15
4870 for sure for now then get a 4870x2 and x-fire them. (if i remember correctly, they are allowing x-fire with 2 different 4800's right?)
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post #6 of 15
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Dont think you can crossfire 2 different 48xx cards I know you can crossfire 3870 with 4850/70
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post #7 of 15
Why do people keep starting polls with cards in them that aren't out yet?
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post #8 of 15
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Azazel View Post
Why do people keep starting polls with cards in them that aren't out yet?
Im doing it to help someone out, it doesnt matter if the card isnt out yet, it also allows me to get the general opinion, so I can feedback.

Thats all. ^_^
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post #9 of 15
i voted for the ati, tbh i would vote for anything that's not nvidia at the moment, i feel as if the UK has been shafted by them.

They can go forth and multiply if they think i am paying 500 of our finest currency for a single graphics card, it's going to new ATI or a PS3 for me.
post #10 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by jrharvey View Post
4870x2 is suppose to be under 500 and way better than gtx280 so i would wait for that.

+1!
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